Look Who's Talking about Texas History

Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

 
Life in Martin County Texas 1850 - 1950

Martin County, Texas from 1850 to 1950 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers. This was life in Texas as our parents, grandparents and ancestors saw it.

Farmer & Son on PlanterFarmer & Son on Planter

In the 1930s a man and his son paused their work planting cotton near Stanton with a horse drawn planter. The knobby wheel powered a chain which powered gears under thee planter box to distribute seed.

4 Mule Team in 19374 Mule Team in 1937

In 1937 a man is using a 4 Mule Team to replant cotton near Stanton, Texas

Horse Named Soap SudsHorse Named Soap Suds

In the 1930s a man proudly shows off a horse named Soap Suds in Stanton Texas

Carmelite Monastery Academy Grads in 1888Carmelite Monastery Academy Grads in 1888

The graduating class of the Carmelite Monastery posed for this photograph with one girl holding a  certificate in 1888

Carmelite Monastery Children in 1888Carmelite Monastery Children in 1888

In 1888, forty school girls at the Carmelite Monastery in Stanton posed for a class photo

Elizabeth Fulks at her home in Stanton 1940Elizabeth Fulks at her home in Stanton 1940

In 1940 Elizabeth Fulks was on her front porch visiting with a friend when an unknown photographer captured this imag

Three Women in Stanton in 1940Three Women in Stanton in 1940

Minnie Smith, Elizabeth Fulks & Valbertina Kimball in Stanton in 1940

Elizabeth Fulks in her garden at StantonElizabeth Fulks in her garden at Stanton

Sometime in September of 1940 Mrs. Elizabeth Fulks was working in her garden when this photo was captured

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Books about Martin County People and Places

Books about Martin County TexasBooks about Stanton, Ackerly, Lenora and Tarzan Texas

Martin County Texas Unclaimed EstatesMartin County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Martin County left a total $6,966 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Know the Heirs? Please share or tag this to your Family and Friends from Stanton, Ackerly, Lenora and Tarzan Texas. . . . Check the list

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People County by County
 

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